I’m so proud of my heritage, but yes, I think there’s always a danger when people put you on a pedestal. Especially when you’re just trying to live your life and pursue your dreams. The intention is not to represent Asian Americans, but to be an Asian American who is working as an actress. People often confuse the two. When you are “representing,” you have the burden of some people projecting their hopes onto you. This can eventually lead to a certain amount of disappointment. I strive to not deny myself experiences that open up to me. I hope to live without looking back in regret. If people want to join me on the ride, then I’m happy to have them along.
"This is your chance to make it right. To start over."
So people kept telling him. In fact, it had been the opening line to his mother’s “You’re going back to Hogwarts” speech.
But what people, even his own mother, didn’t seem to understand, was that for those like him - the losing side of this war - it wasn’t about starting over. It was about moving on in the mess they made…
Fangirl Challenge : [4/100] Films » Pride and Prejudice
“Miss Elizabeth. I have struggled in vain and I can bear it no longer. These past months have been a torment. I came to Rosings with the single object of seeing you… I had to see you. I have fought against my better judgment, my family’s expectations, the inferiority of your birth by rank and circumstance. All these things I am willing to put aside and ask you to end my agony.”
HARRY POTTER ALPHABET → q
"It’s our sport. Wizard sport. It’s like — like football in the Muggle world — everyone follows Quidditch — played up in the air on broomsticks and there’s four balls — sorta hard ter explain the rules."